EDU 620 Week 5 Assignment Assistive Technology for Visual and Hearing Impairments

# EDU 620 Week 5 Assignment Assistive Technology for Visual and Hearing Impairments

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Assistive Technology for Students with Visual and Hearing Impairments

EDU 620: Meeting Individual Student Needs With Technology

Hearing and Visual AT Devices

Cochlear Implants can be used as an effective device for students with hearing impairment. However, for some people sign language may be the solution. Cued Speech is another alternative.

Cued Speech is a system that acts in a visual way. According to LeBlanc 2004, p. 329, the system is based on eight hand shapes that are placed in four ways near the face and these are in combination with the movements mouth makes so that the spoken words are differentiated from one another. This system may be learned in a short time of twelve to fifteen hours. But the learning of sign language needs much more time. This system is able to fill...

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